ORDINANCE NO. BL2015-1114
An ordinance amending Chapter 6.32 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to prohibit the sale of goods or the resale of tickets within the area surrounding the Nashville Baseball Park.
WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Sports Authority wishes to amend Chapter 6.32 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to prohibit the sale of goods or the resale of tickets within the area surrounding the Nashville Baseball Park.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Title 6, Chapter 6.32 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by adding the following new section:
“6.32.050 Nashville Baseball Park – Area Regulations
A.1. The sale or offering for sale of any food, goods or personal property is prohibited, within the area specified by this subsection, on any date whereon an event has been duly scheduled in the Nashville Baseball Park. The Prohibition includes all times used for preparation and removal of any material before and after the event and all times during the event. Such sale or offering for sale of food, goods or personal property is prohibited upon the streets and sidewalks in the area of the Metropolitan Government surround the Nashville Baseball Park, and more particularly described as follows:
Beginning at the northwest corner of Jackson Street and 5th Avenue North and proceeding south along the west side of 5th Avenue North to Harrison Street, thence proceeding east along the northern side of Harrison Street to 3rd Avenue North, thence proceeding north along the eastern side of 3rd Avenue North to Jackson Street, then proceeding west along the northern side of Jackson Street to the northwest corner of Jackson Street and 5th Avenue North.
The provisions of this subsection shall not be construed to be limited by any change to the name of any street contained in the above description which may occur subsequent to the passage of the enacting ordinance.
This subsection shall not apply to individuals soliciting for a bona fide charitable or religious purpose when such individual or organization shall have been approved and granted either a charitable solicitations permit or a religious registration by the metropolitan charitable solicitations board, or when such individual or organization shall have been exempted from any such requirements. Nor shall the provisions of this section apply to any individuals while in the process of exercising any lawful right of free speech or assembly protected by the Constitution of the United States and the state of Tennessee.
B. The provisions of this section shall not be construed to limit, abridge or otherwise abrogate any other requirement established by any other ordinance concerning licenses or permits which may be required to be obtained before any such sale or offering for sale of any goods referenced in subsection A of this section and within the area in which such sale or offering for sale is proscribed, then the provisions of this section shall prevail.
C. Any person convicted of violating any of the provisions of this section shall be fined not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than fifty dollars. Each sale or offering for sale which occurs in violation of the section shall be deemed a separate offence.
Section 2. That this ordinance shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Erica Gilmore, Anthony Davis
|Introduced:||May 5, 2015|
|Passed First Reading:||May 5, 2015|
|Referred to:||Convention, Tourism And Public Entertainment Facilities Committee
Public Works Committee
|Deferred Indefinitely:||May 19, 2015|
|Withdrawn:||August 18, 2015|
Requests for ADA accommodation should be directed to the Metropolitan Clerk at 615/862-6770.